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John Launer: How to be a writer/doctor

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5135 (Published 15 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5135

Writing & Quilting


Writing is like quilting. Both weave and conceive. Quilters mend remnants and swatches into precious patchwork, while writers amend remembrances into prescient watchwords. With serial material, both writers and quilters invent archival creations that survive for generations. 


Competing interests: No competing interests

20 November 2017
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, NY, USA